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, nothing will happen. i bet he'll come with a pretty heavy hand. >> megyn: he's a west virginia guy, joe manchin and you're a west virginia guy. west virginia is not going to get behind the gun ban. what's the odds of joe manchin getting behind this, language he's more moderate on the issue, but what are the odds of that happening? >> well, there's a term we have in west virginia, it's called to crawfish, when you move back real slow and you-- >> i like that crawfish. >> and you crawfish back out of something, and it's possible that you could crawfish on something like this, in the wake of -- remember, he got reelected and six years to try it make good if he thinks this is the case. casey in pennsylvania is somebody the president would give much more pressure to. while a lot of his state looks a lot like west virginia, a lot of the state is appalachian and western pennsylvania we know loves hunting and second amendment enthusiastic region, philadelphia, a lot of gun ban enthusiasts in the metro philly area, could be pressure for casey. for reid, i don't know. >> megyn: why would these gu
off longer. >> megyn: we'll find out. thanks, chris. >> you bet. >> megyn: we're learning more today about a new pentagon plan that lifts the ban on women in combat. wow, this turned out to be controversial. getting a lot of strong reaction to this and up next, we'll have some new concerns with the debate. and arrest and murder from the city of brotherly love, the frightening motive for the death of this bright young doctor. and supporters may be suffering the most under is had leadership, why union roles are the lowest level since the 30's and how the president may share some of the responsibility. we'll talk about it. .so as yos customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15 % or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya, please? >> well, the dawn of a ne
. thank you for being here. discussion i should say. >> you bet. >> megyn: fox news alert now, with breaking news from california. fox news just confirmed there has been a school shooting in the the city of pass, california. at least two people shot at taft high school, one suffering minor injuries and the other has been hospitalized, that's all we know. not clear yet whether the victims were students. we're hoping to have a live report ready in moments. ♪ >> well, we're also tracking a story on an escalating health epidemic, three more states reporting widespread flu. bringing the bolt to 44. look at the red on the screen. at a much earlier point in the season than it normaly does, it means a bad season according to the experts. now shall the center for disease control says the number of flu related hospitalizations has doubled in just the past month. in boston, it is a full-blown outbreak. the city now under a public health emergency. cleaning crews are scrubbing down the subways, scrambling to contain the spread of this disease. the state reporting 18 flu deaths and hund
orders, up to 19 we're told he may be taking. chris, thanks. >> you bet. >> megyn: the idea that president obama would impose executive orders for new gun control measures has resulted in reaction, for one lawmaker. and vowing to stop the president from doing this, saying he would defund the white house and possibly file articles of impeachment if necessary. he believes it's unconstitutional and a direct attack on americans. in our next hour, judge napolitano will be here and take up the legal issues going the executive action route on the second amendment and look at him. he looks like he's ready for business, doesn't he? looks like he's going to yell at me. coming up in less than an hour. we're also tracking a developing story right now out of hollywood. a member of the academy of motion pictures arts and sciences the group that organizations the academy awards is calling for a boycott of the controversial film "zero dark thirty," that doesn't look good for its chances, blasting the film, the torture scenes, used to hunts for the leader bin laden. and the enhanced interrog
to hug it out. oh, i've been waiting for this. okay, chris, thank you. >> you bet. >> megyn: the new question today about why we are not seeing more investigation, any investigation into why government agents waited weeks to arrest an illegal immigrant who also is a sex offender and was working for this powerful democratic senator. the ap reported that they delayed the arrest until after that democrat was reelected, and who is investigating this, other than the associated press? that's right after this break. and the accused gunman in the devastating shootings in connecticut and colorado suspected of having serious mental health issues. now, president obama has issued some executive orders seeking the mental health, he wants a national dialog, but dr. keith ablow says the president has missed a huge opportunity and he is here to explain that. and dreaming of the day you can retire? well, one powerful group now wants you to put those dreams on hold until age 70. ♪ nine to five, yeah, service and devotion ♪ ♪ you would think that i would deserve a fair promotion ♪ ♪ want to m
from going from fiscal impasse to fiscal impasse, bet chance to get cut and keeps him swinging a bigger stick. >> what about spending cuts? >> we've heard so much about it during the presidential election and now that the president has been gnawiinaugurd for the second term. how much leverage do the republicans have. and the president didn't touch on either of those thing in his inaugural address. >> he made clear in his inaugural address he was not, the cuts in medicare and social security, and newest entitlement, middle class health insurance entitlement. he made it clear he doesn't want to do that and that's where the republicans want to go, because those are, and this is agreed and the president use today point this out the biggest drivers of deficits and debt. he's drawing a line he's not going to go there. republicans will be-hard pressed to go there, but at least in their point of view, hold on the line of spending and not go up as much as it was supposed to. >> and chris, you mentioned this only lasts until may 18th. is that what we can expect now days from our lawmakers, foreve
by harry reid. so, it's a big deal. we'll watch it, chris, thanks. >> you bet. >> megyn: well, today we are hearing about what could be a significant change to the academic standards in the washington d.c. school system. you're not going to believe this. it's shining a new light on the controversial students coming up short. and apparently social studies apparently they didn't feel they need that anymore. we'll talk about it. a gruesome murder mystery in the city of brotherly love as the body this have bright young doctor is disdiscovered, bound and burned in the basement of her own home. and one of the most powerful politicians in the country is firing a warning shot in america's gun debate as president bill clinton warns democrats about the potential dangers of mocking second amendment supporters. . >> there will be pundits and politicians and special interest lobbyists publicly warning of a tyrannical allout assault on liberty. not because that's true, but because they want to gin up fear or higher ratings or revenue for themselves. [ man ] i've been out there most of my life. you na
't usually make for, you know, goodbye partisanship. chris, thanks. >> you bet. >> megyn: and we just got this video in from an event in vermont, i think, vermont on monday night. a big crowd packing city hall in burlington to voice their concerns over a proposed change to the burlington city charter. the proposed change and amendment would ban semi automatic assault weapons and multiple ammunition clips and many showed up to argue that that could infringe on constitutional rights, a message that repeatedly drew applause in vermont. >> to those people who say that we don't need this legislation in burlington because nothing like this has ever happened here before, well, the people of newtown, connecticut could have said that before december 14th. >> i think it's a dangerous course to let emotions get into the driver's seat when rising legislation that could potentially infringe on constitutional rights. >> this council has failed to recognize the right to keep arms, omitting this right from the language this have proposed charter change. >> megyn: any change to the city's charter is a lon
will see it. chris, thanks. >> you bet. >>> as we have mentioned the announcement from the 8 senators is the most significant bipartisan effort we have seen in such a long time on this. take a listen to the senators, two of them anyway involved talking about each other's grand efforts. >> i am going to turn it over to senator mccain in a minute. i want to say he has been the glue in our group. his wisdom, his strength, his courage and steadfastness, many other assets i will skip at the moment has been really inspiring to me and i think to all of us. >> i would like to thank senator schumer for his leadership. i would like to thank the democratic leader dick durbin. there has not been any one in america who has fought harder for the so-called dreamers that dick durbin has. >> i thought they were going to embrace at one point. >> it's so rare that you see that kind of bipartisanship these days on capitol hill. that's why i say it's so wear and so tenuous and should the president be doing something to potentially risk that. let them go with it. let's see what happens. we will have a fair
, that you for being here. >> you bet. >> megyn: the truth is-- we should name his segment that, "the truth is" with chris stirewalt. he's laughing, i can see him. thank you, chris stirewalt. another interesting debate on the gun debate. and dianne feinstein invited a pastor to speak on the ban, the proposal that she introduced. later on the show we'll see if the second amendment might soon be facing heat from what one senator is calling the so-called quote, cross lobby. is this a religious thing? . >> the humanitarian crisis in syria has been raging for some 22 months, but it's hard to fully grasp the massive loss of life in the civil war there from so far away. sometimes one picture can tell the story, like this little girl, looking up to the sky after hearing the sound of shelling. look at this child. as she sits on a toy pony in the playground of a school in the hard-hit city of alepa. our leland vittert got a chance to deal with the jordanian military as they deal with thousands of refugees that flee in the wake of the conflict and patrol. >> and he's from amman, jordan, with the late
here. >> you bet. >> megyn: well, to give you an idea how much attention people are giving this gun debate, the fbi says background checks for firearms has soared some 39% in one month's time and that they hit a record high in the the month of december. while the government does not track how many guns are actually sold there are anecdotal reports from gun store owners and manufacturers that firearms are flying off the shelves. major manufacturer suggests that that trend is being reflected in their world as well and the background checks of course support that notion. and now to a murder mystery surrounding the death of a lottery winner. chicago resident kahn hit the jackpot last summer winning a million dollars on a scratch-off tickets. friends and family say he was ecstatic and 24 hours after state officials issued him a check for the winnings, police say kahn suddenly died a now, after initially they said it was of natural causes, they say in fact he was the victim of cyanide poisoning. trace gallagher has more, trace? >> reporter: and this one, megyn, caught the medical examiner
. >> megyn: yeah. chris stirewalt, thank you, sir. >> you bet. >> megyn: as we mentioned a moment ago, there was some powerful testimony today on the issue of gun control in hartford, connecticut came from a man named mark mattioli who lost his son, remember the picture his sweet child. his father spoke passionately about his son, the shooting of the issue of mental health and how he thinks more gun laws may not provide all the answers we need. here is a short excerpt. >> what i would say is chicago has some of the toughest gun laws in the country and i would say to people who wanted to have a civil discussion on the topic, i don't think that gun laws are protecting the people, let alone the 500 who perished last year in that city. what have those laws done to make chicago is safer city? nothing i propose. can't we do better? yes criminals by definition break the law. what we experienced in sandy hook, did they break the law? of course they broke the law. these 500 individuals who were killed in chicago, they're breaking the law. is one more law, i don't care if you named it james' la
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